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Concorde 209 F-BVFC, Toulouse France

Step out onto the tarmac area outside of the Aeroscopia Museum building through a rather nondescript door and there literally tens of metres away from Concorde 201 is Concorde 209 F-BVFC Foxtrot Charlie. F-BVFC first flew in July 1976 from Toulouse, entering service with Air France the following month. Foxtrot Charlie was marooned in New York for three […]

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Concorde 201 F-WTSB, Toulouse France

Concorde 201 F-WTSB, was the first production test airframe and as such is the sister aircraft of Brooklands Concorde 202 Delta Golf. As displayed in the Aeroscopia Museum in Toulouse it is possible to board the aircraft and view the flight observers’ station and test equipment in the forward cabin and the aft cabin complete with splendid 1970’s era leather VIP seats. […]

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You wait.. and then two come along together

So goes the great British maxim usually applied to buses, in this case however my Concorde quest and a visit to the new Aeroscopia Museum in Toulouse which I visited before speaking at the 2016 Toulouse Space Show. The new Museum contains a really well presented collection of interesting aircraft including this lovely Airbus owned Messerschmitt […]